How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
Photos of Pousada Villaggio
TravelPod Member ReviewsPousada Villaggio Paraty
Wonderful oasis! Lovely spacious, clean rooms, amazing breakfast, helpful staff and the bonus of a small pool too.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
TripAdvisor Reviews Pousada Villaggio Paraty
Travel Blogs from Paraty
I wish all our onward trips were as easy as the last one from Trindade to Paraty! Just half an hour on the local bus and we were there. We'd pre-booked our room at Villaggio which is really handily located just 2 minutes from the bus station, down a nice quiet road that runs parallel with the main street. The breakfasts are really good (how is it …
... stop off. We arrived after a pleasant coach journey (compared to Asia, every bus is now pure luxury) and found our hostel. The hostel itself was great and full of lots of other travellers. It was here, where we had our first introduction to the famous Brazilian cocktail -Caipirinha. A sweet drink made from Cachaca (a sugar cane liquor), mixed with a tooth rotting amount of sugar and fresh lime. They are delicious and they went down very well. We are sure we will be enjoying ...
... his mobile, he gave me the green light to hop on board.
We were off to Paraty (pronounced para-chee)a plea sent hour and a half journey followed down the south coast and I was duly entertained by a gay German couple kissing and cuddling and rubbing sun lotion into each others backs. Now I am all for shows of public affection but I do feel the lotioning could have been saved for the room! The one German guy was a math teacher at a secondary school ...
The planned early night ended at 3am. I can only blame peer pressure and trying to mix with the locals...
We slept through our alarm and missed our 8am bus to Rio, where we needed to get another bus connection to Angra and then a boat connection to Ilha Grande.
We managed to get on the 10am bus, arriving into Rio at 1pm. The next bus we could get on to Angra left at 5pm. Given that the last boat left Angra to get to Ilha Grande at 2pm, it's fair to say the odds of ...
... via Ouro Preto and Tiradentes. Not only was it used to transport gold to Paraty, but it was also used to convey supplies, miners and African slaves by mule train over the mountains to and from the gold mining areas. Two substantial sections of the Caminho do Ouro have been excavated near Paraty and are now can be hiked. The Gold Trail fell into disuse because of attacks on the gold laden ships bound for Rio de Janeiro by pirates ...